The current Trump guru doctor says that herd immunity only takes 20% and face masks are a complete and utter waste of time. If the Republicans lose, bigtime this time, I fully expect the AMA to pull that jerk's license to practice.
God, I hope so. Atlas gives incompetence a bad name. I think Trump likes him because it makes him look smart in comparison. The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University
estimates that "130,000 deaths and perhaps as many as 210,000 could have been avoided" if Trump had been halfway competent. That's 2-3 times what we lost in all of the Vietnam War. I don't think most people were prepared for the disaster that the Trump administration is.
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.
Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich